In Wilkes-Barre in 1834undefined

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Date of Game 1834
Game
Location Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States
Has Source On Hand No
NY Rules No - Predecessor
Description

The Boston Post, March 22, 1834 reports that a young man of Wilkes Barre, George Gobel, "while playing ball... received a several blow from a ball-club" and died 24 hours later.

Note enough detail to say for sure what kind of ball game this was.

Sources

The Boston Post, March 22, 1834

Submitted by Bruce Allardice



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